Britain History

Main

End of Napoleonic Wars

1815

Spa Fields Meeting

1816

Pentridge Uprising

1817

Blanketeers

1817

Peterloo

1819

Trade slump

1829 - 1830

Cholera

1829 - 1830

Tamworth Manifesto

1834

Lichfield House Compact

1835

Queen Victoria

1837

General Election

Six Points published

1837

Rallies (Kersal Moor, Holloway Head)

1838

National Petition & People's Charter

1838

Bedchamber Crisis

1839

Peel got away from having to form a minority government

Newport Rising

1839

Petition 1 rejected

1839

Sacred Month

1839

Sheffield & Bradford uprisings

1840

Depression

1841

Petition 2

1841

Petition 2 presented

1842

Plug plot riots

1842

Chartist Land Plan

1843 - 1851

Kennington Common

1848

Petition 3 rejected

1848

French Revolution

1848

Northern Star stops - O'Connor declared insane

1852

Economy revives

1852

Crimean War

1853

Last Chartist Convention

1858

Palmerston dies

1865

Bad harvest

1865

Financial Crisis

1866

Cholera

1866

Midlothian Campaign

1879

Acts

Six Acts

1819

Roman Catholic Relief Act

1830

Reform Bills 1, 2 & 3

1831

Municipal Corporations Act

1835

Repeal of Corn Laws

1846

Peel kicked out of government

Finality Jack Reform Bill

1852

Finality Jack Reform Bill 2

1853

Earl of Derby Reform Bill

1859

Finality Jack Reform Bill

1866

Parliamentary Reform Act

1867

Earl of Derby (Disraeli) Reform Act

1867

Education Act

1870

Trade Union Act

1871

Criminal Law Amendment Act

1871

Licensing Act

1872

Ballot Act

1872

Corrupt and Illegal Practices Prevention Act

1883

Representation of the People Act

1884

Redistribution of Seats Act

1885

Organisations

Birmingham Political Union

1829

Carlton Club

1832

Tory

Reform Club

1836

Liberal

London Working Men's Association

1836

London Democratic Association

1838

ELDA - 1837

National Convention (London)

1839

National Chartist Association

1840

National Reform Union

1864

Middle Class

Reform League

1865

Working class

Birmingham Education League

1867

Conservative National Union

1867

National Education League

1869

Conservative Central Office

1870

National Federation of Liberal Associations

1877

Primrose League

1883

Government

Duke of Wellington

1828 - 1830

Earl Grey

1830 - 1834

Duke of Wellington

1834

Lord Melbourne

1834

Lord Melbourne

1835 - 1841

Peel (minority)

1835

General Election - Peel (majority)

1841 - 1846

Lord John Russell

1846 - 1852

Earl of Derby

1852 - 1868

Disraeli

1868

Gladstone

1868 - 1874

Disraeli

1874 - 1880

Gladstone

1880 - 1885